Music Programmer

Job description

About XITE

XITE is a multimedia music brand that is distributed to 15 million households in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Canada and Qatar, and is expanding globally. XITE’s TV channel broadcasts the most popular music videos 24/7. In 2015, XITE released a world’s first: Personalised Music Television, which allows viewers to personalise their music channel by liking and skipping music videos. Furthermore, the in-house production studio at XITE creates both original and branded music content.

As a Music Programmer at XITE you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Scheduling music television channels for the North America and Spain markets
  • Help setting up a relevant music strategy for these markets
  • Editing and producing various linear TV Shows (e.g. daily charts, theme shows, etc.)
  • Always being up-to-date of the latest music (video) trends and releases 

Requirements

  • Knowledge of a wide array of popular music and pop culture 
  • Fluent in English (Dutch and Spanish a plus)
  • Detail-oriented with good judgment, critical thinking, and a strong capacity for spotting trends
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)


Nice to haves:

  • Previous experience in linear scheduling (EPG TV, Radio, etc.)
  • Previous experience with Powergold or similar (e.g. MusicMaster) scheduling software and playout tools (Tools On Air, VESET, etc.) 
  • Previous experience contacting record labels and distributors
  • Prior college or university level education in the subject of Music, and/or commensurate experience 
  • Network/contacts in your local music market

 

What XITE offers you:

  • The opportunity to develop your career in a young, fast growing company
  • A challenging work environment where professionalism, initiative and creativity are a must
  • A unique combination of music, television and new technology
  • A diverse international team of about 50 enthusiastic colleagues
  • An international company
  • Chef prepared lunches, Friday afternoon drinks and regular parties

 

We are welcoming to anyone who'd like to contribute to making XITE a truly global organization and to make the best working environment for all employees. We encourage you to join us as we change the way the world consumes music videos.